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I'm worried about EMFs


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#1 yayhey

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 07:31 AM

Can a laptop be covered in EMF-blocking casing/coating/film or possibly have some solid material (e.g. a lead plate) fastened to it?

Another solution is to have the box containg the laptop's workings (CPU, GPU, etc) be connected to the monitor and keyboard (probably one of the flexible roll ones) by wire and place the box quite a distance away. Good, workable idea?

I've read LCD screensavers are pointless as black takes more energy if anything and blocks sleep mode? I use the completely empty, black screen saver myself but will ditch if it lessens energy usage and lessens EMF.

Should also completely black wallpaper be avoided due to the increased power consumption? Likewise, would white actually be the best color to use?

Does the same (black color and energy usage) go for OLEDs? Will OLEDs become mainstream within the next 4 years?

Side question: Are portable routers gimped security-wise compared to stationaries?

Edited by yayhey, 23 December 2011 - 08:04 AM.


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Posted 24 December 2011 - 03:24 PM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faraday_cage with you and the computer inside. Wires leading to a keyboard give off a EMF.

If on the other hand you are worried about EMF effects on yourself you are surrounded by it coming off of the house wiring, Radio & TV transmitters and so on.

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